Learn a Technique: Drawing from Observation
(Overview & big concepts)
Look at still life paintings and drawings from around the museum, then work on a drawing of your own!
Dutch gallery, “Vase of Flowers in a Niche” by Jan van Juysum, trompe d’oeil paintings (gallery 238), Impressionist still lives
Drawing from a still life set-up in studio.
Pre-tour group activity:
Make a view finder.
Find an object at home. Look at it in the day, at night, in light and in shadow. Can you draw it in the morning? What about at night?